Montsalvat Arts Festival

The 2019 Montsalvat Arts Festival features an exciting program of concerts, literary events, artists talks, workshops and open studios! Come and wander through the inspiring grounds of Montsalvat with it's rich artistic history, have brunch with Gideon Haigh or listen to a virtuosic guitar performance showcasing an original 1820s guitar by Gaetano Guadignini.

Children and Adults can also get creative with a list of artistic workshops including wheel throwing and hand building with Claytalk and creating Puggles and Pendants with Vikki Conley! 

Program highlights include:

A Satirist’s Journey with Bryan Dawe

Brunch with Gideon Haigh

Lunch with Writers Panel including Katherine Kovacic, Bella Li, and Emily Bitto

Joe Chindamo in Concert: A Banquet of Musings

Bach Cello Suites

Meet the Guadagnini, with Aleksandr Tsiboulski & Kate Macfarlane

Capella Corelli in Concert: From Rome to Paris via Hamburg

Kevin White on Ceramics

General admission features exciting activities in the grounds such as Wadaiko Rindo Japanese Drummers, Jewellery Making with Rebecca Jory in Matcham's Kitchen, Craft Activities with Polly Mackenzie and Montsalvat Open Studios Program.

For full program and tickets, visit Montsalvat's website. Bookings are essential. 

Event starts
Saturday 5 October, 2019
Event Ends
Sunday 6 October, 2019
Venue Address
7 Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham

Melbourne, , Eltham

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